The news broke early – because the tennis finished early – that the next Doctor will pe played by…
I can totally see it, can’t you? I am really liking this new way the BBC has been approaching the announcements of new Doctors starting with Capaldi.
How are you feeling about the news? Excited? Apprehensive? Or just still not ready for Capaldi to go?
I hope that her first words as the Doctor aren’t “Oh, I’m a woman now” but “Still not ginger…” And I hope that, with no companion continuing with the Doctor, it is a long while before the Doctor meets anyone she knows who might remark on the gender change in any way. It will be fantastic if Doctor Who seizes its unique opportunity to do what no other show could: change the gender of the central character and have no need to comment on it within the show’s dialogue.